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EXCLUSIVE: 'We need a mini D-Day' truckers beg Army to help tackle violent
The British Army's last foray into Normandy was at the D-Day Landings in 1944, when soldiers took beach-heads at Sword and Gold beaches, turning the war in Britain's favour.
DOUG ROSS: 16 pages right out of history
Normandy veteran to receive France's highest honour
A NORMANDY veteran from Salisbury is to receive France's highest honour – the Legion d'honneur. Alan Richardson was just 20-years-old when as a First Lieutenant on a landing craft tank (LCT), he helped to deliver a deadly cargo of ammunition to the ...
Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' republished in Germany, on sale in bookstores
(CNN) There may be no taboo greater in Germany than to republish Adolf Hitler's manifesto, "Mein Kampf." But historians in Munich are breaking it. The Institute for Contemporary History has reprinted the murderous dictator's book and is selling it in ...
Review: In 'Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge,' Antony Beevor Is on
Mr. Beevor begins with the terrible fighting in the Hurtgen Forest in 1944, the end of the great advance that had begun when the allies broke out of the Normandy beachheads. The allies then settled in for what they thought would be an uneventful winter.

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